Animal General Knowledge Facts

Animal General Knowledge Facts

Animal kingdom is very fascinating. There are so many interesting facts about animal world that common people are not aware of. Let’s share some of the interesting facts that you will be pleased to know.

Flutterby was the original name for butterfly.

The Earth has no less than over 12,00,000 species of animals, 3,00,000 species of plants & 1,00,000 other species.

The swan has over 25,000 feathers in its body.

A jellyfish is 95 percent water.

Only one bird can rotate its head to 270 degrees and that is owl.

All polar bears are left handed

Sticking out its tongue is not possible for crocodile.

A cow gives nearly 200,000 glasses of milk in her lifetime

Elephant teeth can weigh as much as 9 pounds.

A cheetah does not roar like a lion; instead it purrs like a cat (meow)

No two zebras have stripes that are exactly alike.

Crane sleeps standing on one leg.

There are more than 50 different kinds of kangaroos.

A butterfly has 6 Legs & 2 Pair of Wings & has 12,000 eyes.

The dangerous Sharks cannot see. In fact, they are very sensitive to sound.

Human birth control pill also works on gorillas.

Ants don’t sleep.

If there is one breed of dog that bites humans more than any other breed then it is German Shepherds.

A cat sees about six times better than a human at night because of the tapetum lucidum , a layer of extra reflecting cells which absorb light.

Grizzly bears are the ones whose brown fur is tipped with lighter-colored hairs.

Goliath frog is the largest frog in the world.

A cheetah can run 76 kilometres per hour (46 miles per hour)

Kiwis are the only birds, which hunt by sense of smell.